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Tom Sawyer Vocab. 5

18 words

Vagabond a person who wanders from place to place without a home or job
somber dark or dull in color or tone; gloomy
diverging separate from another route, esp. a main one, and go in a different direction
traversed travel across or through
Episode an event or a group of events occurring as part of a larger sequence
laudations praise; commendation
fatigue extreme tiredness, typically resulting from mental or physical exertion or illness
perilous full of danger or risk
Posse a body of men, typically armed, summoned by a sheriff to enforce the law
lucid expressed clearly; easy to understand
Embellishment a decorative detail or feature added to something to make it more attractive
proprietor the owner of a business or a holder of property
Prodigious remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree
frescoed a painting done rapidly in watercolor on wet plaster on a wall or ceiling, so that the colors penetrate the plaster and become fixed as it dries
apathy lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern
Remoteness (of a place) far away; distant
bewitching cast a spell on and gain control over (someone) by magic
effusive expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an unrestrained or heartfelt manner
Created by: purplepeace